italianate

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verb, often capitalized ital·ian·ate \ə-ˈtal-yə-ˌnāt, i-\

Definition of italianate

italianated

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italianating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  italianize

1567

First Known Use of italianate

1567


Italianate

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adjective Ital·ian·ate \ə-ˈtal-yə-nət, -ˌnāt, i-\

Definition of Italianate

  1. :  Italian in quality or characteristics

1592

First Known Use of italianate

1592


ITALIANATE Defined for English Language Learners


Italianate

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adjective Ital·ian·ate \ə-ˈtal-yə-nət, -ˌnāt, i-\

Definition of Italianate for English Language Learners

  • : showing the influence of the art or culture of Italy


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